Hillsborough survivor meets ‘hero’ who saved his life
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Hillsborough survivor reunited with ‘hero’ who saved his life

A survivor of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster has finally been reunited with the man who saved his life.

Joe Smith was eight years old when he was rescued by a stranger at Hillsborough. After seeing him in a documentary about the tragedy - in which 96 fans were fatally injured - he tried to track him down via social media.

BBC 5 Radio Live Daily spoke to both Mr Smith and the man who saved him, John McMahon.

This clip is originally from 5 live Daily on May 20 2016.

  • 20 May 2016